Mohammed Bennamoun is currently a W/Professor at the School of Computer Science and Software Engineering at The University of Western Australia. He lectured in robotics at Queen's, and then joined QUT in 1993 as an associate lecturer. He then became a lecturer in 1996 and a senior lecturer in 1998 at QUT. In January 2003, he joined The University of Western Australia as an associate professor. He was also the director of a research center from 1998-2002. He is the coauthor of the book Object Recognition: Fundamentals and Case Studies (Springer-Verlag, 2001). He has published more than 200 journal and conference publications. His areas of interest include control theory, robotics, obstacle avoidance, object recognition, artificial neural networks, signal/image processing, and computer vision.